Month: March 2018

News

Prostitutes in Thailand are fueling the rise in cases of

Prostitutes in Thailand and throughout Southeast Asia are fueling the rise in of “super gonorrhoea”, British health experts have warned. It comes after a news outlets in the UK reported on the case of a British man who experts say is the first person in the world to catch a strain of gonorrhoea that is […]Read More

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Government urged to ban use of ‘deadly’ pesticide

Health activists have urged the government to ban “paraquat”, a popular grass-and-pest killing chemical, as scientific studies have proved it is a health threat to farmers and consumers, but the Agriculture Department has raised concerns over the economic impact of a ban. Paraquat is banned in more than 50 countries around the world due to […]Read More

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Thailand protests China over registration of “Monthong” as trademark

The Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) has officially protested China over a Chinese business operator’s request to register trademarks in English and Chinese meaning “Monthong”, the popular durian species in Thailand. The move was aimed at protecting Thai fruit exports after Chinese companies have used the trademark in their products, said the DIP director-general Thosapone […]Read More

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BMA poised to lower HIV infection by 90% in 2020

BANGKOK, 30th March 2018 (NNT) – Health officials in Bangkok have met to discuss the situation in regard to HIV/AIDS in the capital city. The meeting, chaired by Deputy Governor of Bangkok Thaweesak Lertprapan, was held at the Asia Hotel in Ratchathewi district. Topics on the agenda included the role of the Communicable Disease Act […]Read More

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Athens Prepare New Bill to Accelerate Asylum Procedure

The Greek government has prepared a new bill that will speed up the country’s asylum procedure amid an increase in migration to Greece this year, Greek Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said Friday. “We are bringing a new bill in parliament that will simplify, accelerate and organize the asylum procedure. This law will be voted […]Read More

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Large crack in East African Rift is evidence of continent

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area. The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in some respects change might be almost unnoticeable to us. […]Read More

Technology

Facebook deathwatch: a decade ago, it was impossible to imagine

In 2007, the Guardian’s Victor Keegan published “Will MySpace ever lose its monopoly?” in which he enumerated the unbridgeable moats and unscalable walls that “Rupert Murdoch’s Myspace” had erected around itself, evaluating all the contenders to replace Myspace and finding them wanting. (Facebook didn’t even make the list of promising companies to watch) As we […]Read More

Asia

Syrian rebels reportedly attack Christian city in Idlib

PanARMENIAN.Net – Up to 5 missiles fired from rebel-held areas in northern Hama province hit the Christian city of Mahardah and its power plant, Al-Masdar News reported on Saturday, March 31. The attack left no casualties with only minor material damage reported. The rocket assault might – most probably – have spurred by vengeance for […]Read More